At least 5 people were killed while 40 others were injured after a passenger bus fell into a 50-feet deep gorge on the Indore-Khandwa road on Thursday.

Over 50 passengers were onboard the bus, out of which 40 passengers were rescued and taken to hospital while efforts are underway to evacuate the other passengers.

The incident took place when the bus was going from Indore to Khandwa. The driver lost control and the bus fell into a gorge on Bhairav ghat in the Simrol police station area.

Further details awaited